5 Sardines in a Can.

Carnival Destiny (RETIRED) 28 Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

1.0 out of 5
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5 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: February 14, 2009
Ship: Carnival Destiny (RETIRED) 28
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 8 years ago
The water slide was great.Drinks were pricy.Food was good.Wait staff was Great.Although they do not tell you that they do not get all the gratuities spelled out at the embarkation meeting.They are greatly underpaid immigrants in an upscale society of tourists. Rooms ???? Well lets just say if you have 3 kids;A trash compactor has more room than we did. They would be fine for 2 or 3;But not 5. Remember to mark your seats with something personal on the days at sea by 7am or you will be sitting in the cabin.As for the tours spelled out.Greatly over rated $59.00 per person for DUNN's River Falls for example; Family of 5= $300.00. To walk up a water fall;Then go to SEE if you can squeeze in to maybe get a snapshot of a dolphin;That is if some one not weighing 300+ is there first;They don't move.Women and children first;FORGET IT !!! Every person for themselves. If you have kids like I do;Do yourself a favor;Take a DISNEY cruise.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Entertainment

1 out of 5
Not a ton of fun for the kids

Children's Programs

1 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
My steward was great and so were the waiters.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Pools a very small.Hot tubs are warm;If you can get in them at all.Kids seem to dominate them.Boat was built in 1997;It shows

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
Do not expect to fit 5 in your cabin or you wil be greatly stressed
3 out of 5
Watch out for the stampede of natives waiting to take you for a ride.
1 out of 5
Find a cab for $20 bucks a head and see the island;All else is a rip off;$159.00 to ride a dolphin for 20 yards was a bust.
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Pros: Not a lot

Cons: The size of the room

Recommends Carnival Destiny (RETIRED) 28? No.

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